Export Documentation & Procedures

Event Information

Iowa Economic Development Authority

Iowa Economic Development Authority, Mississippi River Conference Room (1st Floor), 1963 Bell Ave., Suite 200, Des Moines, Iowa

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT

This Advanced Export Operations seminar is geared for those participants with a working knowledge of exporting. The topics will be presented from this perspective and will provide an in-depth understanding of all aspects of exporting.

It will take you through the entire process from order inception to the delivery of goods to their destination with a focus on many of the more complicated aspects of an export transaction.

Global trade and logistics can be complex, even the most experienced exporter needs to refresh and expand their skills. Exporting, logistics & supply chain management is a process that is ever changing and becoming more complex.


  • How to prepare an export quotation
  • Importance of landed cost
  • Understanding of Incoterms 2020 and payment terms
  • Determining country documentation requirements
  • Commercial vs transport documentation
  • Proforma vs commercial invoice
  • How to prepare a complete and accurate commercial invoice
  • How to prepare a proper packing list
  • Understand non-preferential and preferential certificates of origin
  • The role of the freight forwarder in preparing documentation
  • Cargo insurance vs carriers liability
  • Basics of air and ocean freight
  • And much more

Light breakfast and lunch included. All training materials included.


  • 8:30 am CDT—Registration
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT—Training

Registration Fee

  • $125

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